Category Archives: disability

All’s fare in love and (class) war

This Saturday – 3th March – sees a National Day of Action against workfare. Folks in York will be meeting at the fountain on Parliament Street at 1pm and then moving on to companies involved in the workfare scheme. What’s workfare? … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Atos?

Tomorrow, Friday 30th September, sees groups around the country taking part in protests against Atos Origin. Atos, for those unfamiliar with the company, were contracted by the Labour government to carry out assessments on those claiming disability benefits, currently making … Continue reading

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cAtostrophe!

Atos Origin certainly know how to keep themselves busy. Atos, for those unfamiliar with the group, is the company contracted by the government to carry out Work Capability Assessments, the tool used to evaluate whether someone is eligible for disability … Continue reading

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